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New Report Highlights How Providers Can Help Close the Financial Gender Gap

October 5, 2016

Using behavioral data from India, Kenya, and Mexico, the study reveals some of the causes of the persistent gender gap in emerging economies.

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FICO and Lenddo Partner to Extend Credit Reach in India

October 3, 2016

FICO, the world leader in credit scoring, has today announced a new partnership with Lenddo, a specialist in credit and verification technologies. Together, the companies plan to develop a credit risk score for consumers in India who have a limited or no formal credit history.

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Impact Investing in India

September 28, 2016

In an interview with NextBillion, Roopa Kudva shares her perspective on the bright future of impact investing in India.

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Khan Academy Adds Preschool Education

August 25, 2016

Khan Academy builds upon its existing K-12 and higher-education offerings and expands into early childhood learning with the acquisition of Duck Duck Moose, a creator of award-winning, quality educational mobile apps for preschool learners.

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Fintech Startup Zoona Closes $15 Million Series B Round

August 17, 2016

Zoona, an African financial technology company, announces the close of its Series B round.

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Roopa Kudva featured in CFO Insights magazine

August 11, 2016

Roopa Kudva discusses how impact investing can empower entrepreneurs in the July issue of CFO Insights magazine.

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Koko Raises Series A Funding; Launches Chatbot on Kik, Telegram and Facebook Messenger; Announces Partnership With Kik

August 8, 2016

Omidyar Network backs Koko and supports its growth as the company expands its reach across messengers and improves its artificial intelligence engine.

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Charmaine Padayachy Featured on CNBC Africa's Kicking Doors

July 27, 2016

Omidyar Network's Charmaine Padayachy talks with CNBC Africa's Sbu Leope.

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Meet the Global Funder That is Investing Millions of Dollars in African Startups

July 19, 2016

Charmaine Padayachy talked with SME South Africa about backing startups that are working to solve Africa's challenges.

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Omidyar Network’s Matt Bannick Joins Conversation on Impact Investing at Global Entrepreneurship Summit

July 11, 2016

Omidyar Network Managing Partner Matt Bannick participated in a conversation on impact investing as part of the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

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Why We Invested: Tactical Technology Collective

January 17, 2017

Laura Bacon shares why we invested in Tactical Technology Collective, a nonprofit organization that explores the political and social role of technology in our lives.

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Improving preschool and primary education in India: A prescription for prosperity

December 15, 2016

Omidyar Network is supporting Akshara Foundation to scale its programs to improve the overall education ecosystem in Karnataka, India by focusing on community-driven solutions.

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Making the Girl Effect Real

December 14, 2016

In 2014, Daniel Epstein, founder and CEO of the Unreasonable Group, sent me a message on Facebook to inform me that Zoona had been selected for the inaugural Girl Eff

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